How I spotted—and grabbed—the huge opportunity that almost everyone else missed

When I finished school, my dad asked me, “What do you want to do with your life?” I didn’t really know. So he asked, “Well, what’s the biggest problem facing the world?”

If we don’t get climate right, nothing else matters. So I got into energy, because that was the traditional way to attack that problem. I did that for years, and loved

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